‘Apex of art and engineering’: Ontario premier, MPPs break ground on automotive innovation hub near Barrie

This is one way to get the region’s economy back on track.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford, several provincial cabinet ministers and local politicians were on hand for a groundbreaking at Oro Station, an automotive innovation park north of Barrie, Aug. 20.

The facility is adjacent to Lake Simcoe Regional Airport in Oro-Medonte and, once complete, will feature 500,000 square feet of dedicated industrial and commercial space, housing and a 16-turn, 4.1-kilometre road-racing circuit designed for modern GT and vintage-car racing.


This is set to become a hub for vehicle research, innovation, restoration and performance mechanics and the “apex of art and engineering” that will maintain Ontario’s position as a “global automotive leader,” the project’s managing partner, Geoffrey Campbell, said.

“Over the past seven years, our engineering team has been working diligently to plan and design this incredible new facility,” he said at a podium, with a backdrop of dirt piles

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Engineering & Design | College of Science & Engineering

The Engineering & Design Department office is currently closed for the safety of students, staff, and faculty.  We are working remotely and are available to answer your questions.  Please call 360.650.3380 or send an email to [email protected]  We are available!  Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

 

The Engineering & Design Department, in the College of Science and Engineering, offers access to four Bachelor of Science degrees: Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plastics & Composites Engineering, and Industrial Design. These programs place an emphasis on practical laboratory experiences, in addition to theoretical course work. Each program’s curriculum is designed with input from strong industrial advisory committees to prepare students for professional positions in industry. It is important to know that admissions and advising information is specific to each major and students are encouraged to become familiar with the requirements. 

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For years, the foundations of cancer treatment were surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Over the last two decades, targeted therapies like imatinib (Gleevec®)  and trastuzumab (Herceptin®) —drugs that target cancer cells by homing in on specific molecular changes seen primarily in those cells—have also cemented themselves as standard treatments for many cancers.

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